As Americans Start to Return-to-Work in the Summer of COVID, Mental Health is a Top Concern Among Employers

Health Populi

employers worry about workers’ mental health and substance use as employees begin returning to work in the summer of 2020. companies say behavioral health has a negative impact on workforce productivity. Most U.S.

Top Therapeutic Techniques (+ Activity Ideas) for Pediatric Mental Health

TheraNest

Child therapy techniques provide kids and their caregivers with the skills they need to work through issues caused by a plethora of factors, including childhood trauma, abuse or neglect, mental health issues, and even autism. .

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Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

Health Populi

There’s been a flurry of research into this question since the hockey-stick growth of telemedicine visits were evident in March 2020, just days after the World Health Organization uttered the “P-word:” pandemic. 35% of home health services, and. health care system.

2020 Updated CPT Codes for Mental Health Therapists

TheraNest

The 2020 set of CPT codes for mental health accomplishes this, as it provides therapists greater flexibility and accounts for use of digitally-based services, among other things. Let’s look at the changes that apply specifically to behavioral health.

Industry Voices—We need to get ahead of an escalating mental health care crisis in the U.S.

FierceHealthIT

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented huge challenges for people’s mental well-being, negatively impacting individuals’ mental health and creating new barriers for those already suffering from mental health issues.

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

American Well

adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological Services, to learn how telehealth is helping extend access to mental health treatment. With one in five U.S.

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

Health Populi

“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe).

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. In the best case scenario, per Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine , AI can help bring more humanity to health care.

How COVID-19 Has Re-Shaped Health Care Delivery So Far

Health Populi

COVID-19 is re-shaping health care in America across many dimensions. In Shifts in Healthcare Demand, Delivery and Care During the COVID-19 Era , IQVIA presents a multi-faceted profile of the early impacts of the pandemic on U.S. health care. health care.

Early warning signs of a mental health tsunami: A coordinated response to gather initial data insights from digital services providers

Lloyd Price

The aim of this study is to document initial observations from multiple digital services providers during the COVID-19 crisis, especially those related to mental health and wellbeing. Digital services providers reported a diverse range of mental health concerns.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

American Well

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. While there are countless reasons why people skip making an appointment, part of the blame lies with lack of access to mental care.

What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. Digital Health Tech Empowers Patients.

Behavioral Health Associated with 70% Increase in Healthcare Spending

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. 6 of the top 10 largest health plans entrust BHM for peer reviews. CLICK HERE to learn more about how BHM helps your organization curb behavioral health costs.

Self-Care is Healthcare for Everyday People

Health Populi

Patients are the new healthcare payors, and as such, taking on the role of health consumers. In fact, health and wellness consumers have existed since a person purchased the first toothpaste, aspirin, heating pad, and moisturizing cream at retail.

Behavioral Healthcare Top Reason Members Seek Telehealth Treatment

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Many of your most challenging claims and cases likely present a behavioral health component. The use of telehealth grew 624% from 2014 to 2018, according to a new study from FAIR Health. anxiety and other nonpsychotic mental disorders.

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Consumer Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 15th of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented two free … Read more.

TBHI’s & SAMHSA’s Telebehavioral Health Provider Education Webinar Is Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

SAMHSA-Sponsored Telebehavioral Health Webinar Is Now Available On the 21st of August 2018, the Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative, presented a free Telebehavioral Health webinar … Read more.

Five Tips for Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Mental preparation, with these five tips, for the transition back to school is as important as getting the right school supplies: Be aware of school related stress. This is also a time to teach mindfulness — being more aware of the present moment. About the Center for Total Health .

In A Nation “At War” with the C19 Virus, Partisan Healthcare Differences Persist

Health Populi

asks and answers an NBC News/Commonwealth Fund Health Care Poll published on 20th March 2020. health consumers. ” The third chart presents results from that question, shining a light on differences in peoples’ view on future access to a vaccine in terms of cost through the lens of whether a Democrat (presumably Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders) or President Trump is seated in the Oval Office. health citizens.

SAMHSA to Sponsor FREE Telehealth Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Join Us for Two Compelling Webinars on Telebehavioral Health Presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Behavioral Health Information Technology and Standards (BHITS) initiative Webinar 1 – Telebehavioral Health and the Consumer Wednesday August 15 2:00 … Read more.

Telepsychiatry saves east Texas hospitals $18 million over 7 years

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the early 2000s, the state of Texas was in the midst of a widely recognized, multi-decade crisis from lack of mental health services for people in need. " Susan Rushing, Burke Mental Health Emergency Center.

Coding Leader & TBHI Faculty: Telehealth Reimbursement Webinar

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Join Telebehavioral Health Institute Faculty (TBHI Faculty) and Coding Leader as they present a telehealth reimbursement webinar entitled, “Telemedicine Mental Health Services: Finally Get Paid.” ” Learn how to get paid with telehealth, telemedicine, telemental health, or telebehavioral health. Blog Coding Leader Dr. Marlene Maheu live telemental health training Reimbursement Webinar Speaking Engagement Telehealth Reimbursement

@PsychCentral Show’s Gabe Howard to co-host live podcast episode at #SPM2018

Society for Participatory Medicine

Embracing participatory medicine has helped Gabe Howard @GabeHoward29 manage his bipolar and anxiety disorders, and allowed him to become an award-winning writer, mental health activist, speaker and educator on a topic that stigmatizes so many.

COVID-19 has accelerated adoption of non-contact patient monitoring technology, says Frost & Sullivan analysis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Contactless monitoring systems and smartphone health applications are playing a vital role in the war against COVID-19, a report has found. There has also been a surge in telehealth platforms being used to combat poor mental health during the pandemic.

Tele-Behavioral Health Reduces the Cost of Mental Illnesses

American Well

Mental health disorders are not an isolated — they have far-reaching effects that drive up costs for both patients and providers. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimates that serious mental illness costs America $193.2

Senator Tina Smith: 'We have to learn from our experiences' on telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced legislation to inventory telehealth programs nationwide and evaluate ways to plan for public health emergencies using virtual care. She drew particular attention to the benefits of telehealth for behavioral health services.

Down in the Delta – Up in Telehealth: MTA 2020

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

With students receiving care in the school, it will provide faster treatment, opportunities for mental health coverage, higher presenteeism, and less pressure on parents who need to stay at work if possible.”. Basically anyone involved or interested in digital health.

How telemedicine can help close the maternal health gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" Still, even before coronavirus rates swelled around the country, legislators eyed telehealth expansion as a viable way to promote maternal health, especially among rural women.

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Telehealth Awareness, Access and Adoption: Updates from J.D. Power, the ATA and FAIR Health

Health Populi

Power,” your mind probably imagines reviews of automotive performance, retail shopping experiences, or perhaps even health insurance plan customer service. Expanding its report-card role in the health ecosystem. Health Populi’s Hot Points: The reports from J.D.

Tele-Behavioral Health Reduces the Cost of Mental Illnesses

American Well

Mental health disorders are not an isolated — they have far-reaching effects that drive up costs for both patients and providers. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) estimates that serious mental illness costs America $193.2 While one in five adults experience a mental illness in a given year, and nearly one in 25 live with a serious mental illness, nearly 60 percent of those adults did not receive mental health services within the last year.

Healthcare Messaging Conference – Special Limited Time Pricing

Medical Connectivity

Their presentations will provide insight into best practices, lessons learned and how messaging solutions are evolving. Provider-Innovator Co-Commercialization Delivering Results in Mental Health. Director of Clinical Informatics, Major Health Partners.

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Happy National CBD Day! How CBD Fits Into the Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

Well, now you do, and I’m going to explain how this three-letter-acronym is rolling into the retail health landscape, opportunities, risks, and other issues I like to cover when forecasting the future of a new-new thing in health/care. August 8 is National CBD Day. Who knew?

Australia’s PrimaryClinic and HealthEngine introduce measures to tackle COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Australian GPs using the PrimaryClinic practice management software by software provider Global Health can conduct remote video conference consultations with patients showing symptoms for COVID-19, the company recently announced.

What sort of staying power does telehealth really have?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" Other experts have pointed to the need for medical interpreters and the gap in patient access to devices as additional barriers presented by the rise in telehealth.

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Cancer in the Age of COVID: Delayed Care May Reverse Survival Gains Particular Among Black People

Health Populi

The drop in deaths from cancer in America was indeed positive during the current public health COVID-19 pandemic, a public health data story easily lost in an overwhelmingly tough week in the U.S.: still embattled with the coronavirus, the nation also continues to shed jobs with the growing threat of an economic recession and financial ill health for mainstream consumers, and the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Health inequities persist in the U.S.

Microsoft : The Chatbot Opportunity in Healthcare

Lloyd Price

There’s currently a 75% rejection rate for funding of a continuous care package, which is governed by statutory rules published by the Department of Health and Social Services. One project showcases the importance of Chatbots in mental health.

As COVID-19 Rocks Markets, Digital Health Start-Ups Rake In Cash

Lloyd Price

While many industries plummeted in the first quarter of the year, digital health companies closed the first quarter of 2020 with unprecedented levels of funding. Start-ups in the mental health arena also saw landmark levels of funding in Q1 2020, reaching an astounding total of $576 million.

Therapy Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2019

TheraNest

The podcasts in this section touch more broadly on the topics of psychology, mental health, and therapy. They are designed to be enjoyed both by practicing therapists or by anyone who has a broad interest in the field of psychology or mental health.

Senate HELP Committee weighs the future of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In a hearing this week, members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions asked how many of those changes should be made permanent – and how to make sure the most vulnerable won't get left behind.